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Aequor: the sea of prophecies in Virgil's Aeneid
Título de la revista: CLASSICAL QUARTERLY
ISSN: 0009-8388
Volumen: 64
Número: 2
Páginas: 694 - 706
Fecha de publicación: 2014
In a well-known article, Hodnett pointed out that Virgil emphasizes the peacefulness and quiet of the sea, its immensity and limitlessness, in contrast to the view articulated by the Roman poets of the Republic, which presents the sea as deceptive and fearsome. Among the many terms used in the Aeneid to denote the sea, aequor stands out precisely because it is the term most frequently used by Virgil in place of the word mare